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Friday, August 19, 2016 2:50 PM • Mōno Simeone
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  • Friday, August 19, 2016 2:50 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Specialist
    Job Description: Join Sanborn’s award-winning team! Sanborn is looking for a GIS Specialist who can provide additional capacity to state and field offices to research, identify and acquire specific data from staff within a state; to develop these data into geospatial layers which conform to defined data standards, are topologically correct and are in accordance with FGDC and BLM metadata standards, and finally, to ensure that all state level data compilations roll up to national views.

    Secondary duties include performing initial Quality Control (QC) on all acquired data as well as on produced geospatial representations of that data and to report on QC issues unresolved, to document via required geospatial metadata as well as via monthly progress reports, and to perform mapping for QC and update briefing purposes.

     These positions all require a solid understanding of the geospatial tools to be used and the ability to follow a designated process, skills and knowledge essentially.

     Primary tools to be used include ArcGIS desktop (ArcMap), Spatial Data Engine (SDE), and other geospatial software components that may vary by state. The GIS Specialist will need to have experience in developing geospatial data and FGDC compliant metadata, resolving data conflicts, performing spatial QC and documenting all work.

     Data priorities, initial mash-ups of geospatial data, methods and strategy will be provided and discussed prior to deployment via orientation.

     Strong communication and organizational skills are imperative to this position. He/she will be required to initiate and complete a variety of work tasks, requiring close coordination with and input from other people (including state and field staff members).

     The GIS Specialist will also provide demonstrations and briefings for state staff on progress and results, as well as with the Colorado staff and technical managers for all aspects of the work.

    The position is located at the BLM Sacramento, CA office. This position may require periodic travel.
    Initial orientation and training will be done in Lakewood, CO for approximately a week. The State-based GIS Specialist will be expected to attend this initial orientation and process/method instruction.

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in a directly related field (geography, science, engineering, business or another related field, or equivalent)
    • Three (3) years' experience in the application of GIS techniques to the analysis of natural resource issues.
    TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
    **In addition to your resume, you must address/write to EACH of the 11 Technical Requirements below**

    GEODATA ACQUISITION AND COMPILATION
    • Demonstrate experience of greater than 2 years developing and editing geospatial data using geospatial tools, specifically ArcGIS/ArcMap, SDE and other ESRI developed GIS tools.
    • Highlight in narrative your experience in working on data acquisition and compilation projects, including types of data, formats dealt with for input and output, and compilation and edit procedures.
    • Demonstrate greater than 1 year experience handling complex ecological, natural resource or environmental landscape data.
    • Demonstrate greater than 1 year experience scripting or otherwise automating edit processes.

    GEOSPATIAL METADATA DEVELOPMENT
    • Demonstrate experience of greater than 2 years in development and documentation of geospatial data via FGDC compliant metadata.
    • Demonstrate greater than 1 year experience using established metadata tools and programs that are FGDC compliant or in advanced xml handling.

    DATA STANDARDS & QUALITY ASSURANCE
    • Demonstrate experience of greater than 2 years developing and reviewing geospatial or tabular data to meet data standards, such as ensuring requisite data schemas, file naming conventions, etc.
    • Demonstrate knowledge of concepts and principles of geospatial data management and general data Quality Assurance processes.

    COMMUNICATIONS AND TECH TRANSFER
    • Demonstrate experience in developing written technical documentation (such as metadata, training materials, workflow diagrams, white papers, etc.).
    • Demonstrate experience in creating maps to communicate issues, to provide status updates or provide general spatial information to lay persons and geospatial experts.
    • Demonstrate ability to orally communicate technical information effectively to lay persons and geospatial technical experts alike.

    TASKS INCLUDE:
    • Attend trainings and orientation as scheduled.
    • Identify and acquire data in native formats from field and state offices. Priority data lists and methods will be provided that the GIS Specialist will work from. This may require exploring and searching for data via communication with a wide variety of field and state staff.
    • Convert all formats of data acquired into single, well-documented geospatial files at a state or national level.
    • Create and ensure BLM and FGDC standard metadata is associated with each geospatial file.
    • Prepare and submit weekly status/progress reports in the format provided by the COR.
    • Prepare maps for progress demonstration or to illustrate data complexities and issues.
    • Communicate and work with an extended interdisciplinary team across the BLM to ensure proper understanding of programmatic data elements, BLM data standards and geospatial methods guidance.
    • Assist with data collection, consolidation, sharing and general data management activities.
    • Generate geospatial data, databases, analysis, maps, services and applications according to BLM standard or specification.
    • Participate in the monthly/weekly BLM conference calls and in-person meetings as scheduled.

    SKILLS REQUIRED:
    • Exceptional customer service orientation
    • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work productively with a wide range of people
    • Comfortable working in high paced environment
    • Able to translate technical concepts into layman’s terms
    • Able to coordinate with program stakeholders
    • In depth knowledge of GIS data development, editing and quality control procedures
    • Self-motivated, pro-active, and ability to multi-task

    CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL SECURITY AND SUITABILITY REQUIREMENTS
    The following forms and inquiries, or their equivalent, will be used to initiate the credentialing process:
    • OPM Standard Form 85 or 85P
    • OF306
    • National Criminal History Check (NCHC)
    • Release to Obtain Credit Information
    • PIV card application

    If selected to fill the position, a candidate would be required to pass a drug screen and satisfy the requirements of a National Criminal History Check (NCHC) to verify the identity of the individual applying for clearance and to determine the individual’s suitability for the position.

    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current work visa.

    Sanborn offers a comprehensive health and wellness program which includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, holiday, PTO, EAP, disability and life insurance benefits.

    TO APPLY: Visit our website: www.Sanborn.com to apply for this position. Sanborn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Salary:
    Organization*: The Sanborn Map Company, Inc
    Department:
    Address*: 2800
    Cottage Way W-1623
    Sacramento, CA 95825
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.sanborn.com

     

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:05 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Engineering GIS Specialist
    Job Description: Under general supervision from an assigned manager or supervisor, performs a variety of specialized tasks related to the operation and maintenance of the City’s Geographic Information System (GIS) and associated activities. Maintains files, prepares maps and data sets, creates or modifies ESRI-based applications, content and functions, performs a variety of specialized paraprofessional engineering field research, report writing, file maintenance, public relations, and office administrative duties for professional engineering staff and the department.
    Salary: $75,060.96 to $93,826.20
    Organization*: City of San Ramon
    Department: Public Works Engineering
    Address*: 7000 Bollinger Canyon Road

    San Ramon, CA 94550
    United States
    Contact Name: Melissa Rojas
    Contact Email: mrojas@sanramon.ca.gov
    Contact Phone Number: 925-973-2502
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: https://www.calopps.org/ViewAgencyJob.cfm?ID=27340

     

  • Wednesday, August 17, 2016 12:07 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Senior Geospatial Analyst/Programmer
    Job Description: About the Position

    The Geospatial Analyst/Programmer serves as an important member of MB&G's Geospatial Team. The team provides a full range of geospatial, software and database solutions and support for multi-disciplinary projects. The Geospatial Analyst/Programmer will perform the following tasks:

    • Document work performed; web-ready and hard copy publications.
    o Soft and hard copy publications for vegetation mapping, GIS mapping and analysis
    o CD/DVD’s with training materials, companion notebooks and videos with step-by-step instructions
    o Document database development ideas and record maintenance for insect & disease database project
    o Aid forest health protection staff with technical issues
    o Develop compatible forms for insect and disease input from field surveys
    o Develop trip reports from technical assistance trips from Pacific islands

    • Manage California Insect and Disease Database (CAIDA)
    o Provide quality control checks of data being added to the database
    o Coordinate with service area personnel on data quality
    o Develop new ideas to improve database as needed
    o Coordinate with national staff in working towards potential national adoption of program.

    • Conduct GIS mapping and analysis to support forest health protection
    o Conduct accuracy assessments of mapped data
    o Create templates and maps for use by forest health personnel
    o Create maps and posters

    • Vegetation mapping of Pacific islands
    o Lead member of a team to develop vegetation maps. Responsibilities include:
    - Work cooperatively with Forest Service and partners to obtain data
    - Manage data
    - Develop classification scheme and methods
    - Conduct analysis/mapping
    - Conduct accuracy assessment
    - Produce maps and other products to share with island partners
    - Produce final report and maps.

    • Provide technical training and technical assistance
    o Develop GIS, remote sensing and database analysis training for partners
    - Utilize forest action plans to help develop a strategy for GIS training throughout pacific islands
    - Aid personnel in using GIS and databases
    - Support of GPS/GIS training targeting Pacific islands to use the Stewardship Mapping and Reporting Tool.

    • Report compilation, design, editing and graphical representation
    o Work cooperatively with Forest Service and partners to compile data and information for reports.
    o Develop graphical design for reports
    o Manage data and information for forest pest reporting

    • Attend meetings and serve as GIS team member for related projects, includes weekly State and Private Forestry staff meetings, field visits, training, and partner meetings.

    About You

    To excel in this Senior Geospatial Analyst/Programmer position you need to possess a minimum of 5 years of proven experience successfully completing tasks requiring the following skills:

    • Ability to perform GIS mapping and analysis to support forest health insect and diseases, vegetation mapping of pacific islands with pacific island partners and technical support and training for pacific island partners and forest health protection staff

    • Integrated knowledge of GIS, Remote Sensing, Digital Image Processing, Cartography, Database Management, and Program Customization and Development

    • In-depth understanding and extensive experience with vegetation, landuse/landcover, and forest insect & disease mapping and monitoring; mapping in tropical ecosystems

    • Abilities to design innovative solutions and create customized tools for solving complex spatial and environmental problems

    • Strong communication skills for project reporting, collaborating with outside project partners, developing training materials and delivering technical workshops

    • GIS Specific
    o ESRI ArcGIS platform for geographic data processing, management, and analysis
    o Advanced spatial modeling and geoprocessing analysis
    o Development of customized tools using scripting languages, Visual Basic and ArcObjects

    • Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing Specific
    o ERDAS platform for remote sensing data processing and analysis
    o eCognition Developer software for object-oriented image classification and analysis

    • Cartography Specific
    o Create complex maps and posters using various tools including ESRI ArcMap, ERDAS suite, and Adobe Creative Suite

    • Database specific
    o design, develop and manage advanced database systems using MS Access, SQL, and related software and tools

    • Other skills and experience
    o Strong skills with MS Office suite including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
    o Field data collection using advanced equipment including digital cameras and various GPS devices

    About Us

    Mason, Bruce & Girard, Inc. is a full-service natural resources consulting firm, with expertise in environmental services, forestry and geographic information systems (GIS). A set of core values guide our work, focusing our efforts on providing responsible, sustainable solutions that meet client needs.

    Our areas of expertise include forestry, wildlife, fisheries, wetlands, water quality, and GIS. Our work is characterized by the highest level of client service, the application of the best science and technology, quality processes and results, integrity, and our respect for the natural environment. We provide natural resource consulting services to both industry and government, and have done so since 1921.

    Join Us/Apply Now

    Click here http://www.masonbruce.com/careers/join-our-team/ or visit the Careers section of our website to send us your resume.

    Mason, Bruce & Girard is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and we do not discriminate against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status or consideration protected by local, state and federal laws, except where a bona fide occupational qualification applies. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, promotion, training, compensation, and any other organizational action. MB&G’s written Affirmative Action Plan is available to all employees and job applicants upon request.

    MB&G is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Mason, Bruce & Girard
    Department: Geospatial Services
    Address*: 1323
    Club Drive
    Vallejo, California 94592
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.masonbruce.com/careers/join-our-team/
  • Monday, August 15, 2016 8:09 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: GIS Specialist
    Job Description: Quantum Spatial is seeking a GIS Specialist to work onsite at a government client facility in the Sacramento area. The position’s primary responsibilities will include research, identification and acquisition of specific datasets; developing data into geospatial layers which conform to defined national data standards, are topologically correct and are in accordance with FGDC and client metadata standards; and to ensure that all data are consolidated at the national level. Secondary responsibilities will include performing quality control (QC), reporting, and metadata documentation. Only qualified candidates meeting the specific requirements outlined in the job announcement will be considered for these positions. For details and to apply, please see: https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=quantuminc&jobId=101774.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Quantum Spatial
    Department:
    Address*: 2955 Professional Place
    Suite 300
    Colorado Springs, Colorado 80904
    United States
    Contact Name: Steve Raber
    Contact Email: sraber@quantumspatial.com
    Contact Phone Number: 719-375-1452
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.quantumspatial.com

     

  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016 1:33 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Asset Management Technician
    Job Description: Salary: $72,413.56 - $88,018.88 annually
    + CalPERS Retirement



    Final Filing Date: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
    Supplemental Application Required


    The Position


    The City of Cupertino is currently recruiting for an Asset Management Technician. Under general supervision, this position performs technical work in support of the City’s Asset Management system administration; including meeting with department personnel to discuss GIS product requests, such as maps and reports, analysis requests, workflow and software configuration modifications and implementations, and maintaining asset inventories and GIS databases; and performs related work as required. Receives general supervision from the GIS Program Manager. Exercises supervision over interns and volunteers to collect/update asset inventories in the field.


    Class Characteristics: This is a single-position classification responsible for supporting the City’s GIS function and related deployments. Incumbents are expected to possess the ability to perform the full range of technical duties related to GIS, in addition to performing a variety of record keeping, research, and technical support activities. The work requires the frequent use of tact and judgment, knowledge of City-wide operations, and the ability to conduct independent projects. This class is distinguished from GIS Program Manager in that the latter has overall management responsibility for all planning projects and programs, functions, and activities of the GIS program and for developing, implementing, and interpreting divisional goals for this function.


    Examples of Duties: Duties may include but are not limited to:

     Assist public work managers in developing performance measures documented by software output.
     Influence asset managing divisional budgets by leveraging asset condition data analysis and life cycle modeling.
     Support staff assigned to asset management activities with data input, record management, and research system/workflow improvements.
     Train and support system users.
     Implements and supports information management systems, infrastructure, and technology.
     Elicits and identifies business requirements using dialogs, document analysis, requirements workshops, site visits, business process mapping and use cases.
     Assists in the validation of City-wide or asset-specific capital investment programs.
     Performs routine audits of asset management activities to ensure adequate use and deployment of asset management practices.
     Functions as a liaison between the Asset Management and GIS team for developing robust, efficient and scalable solutions to meet business requirements.
     Participates in the structure development and implementation of the City’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and ensures the quality of the data captured for asset management purposes.
     Supports the development, implementation and operation of asset management best practices and assist in the development of improvement plans.
     Coordinates the asset management data collection and ensures its quality and adequacy for asset management processes and analysis.
     Compiles and enters data into databases, including scanning, data conversion, and digitizing maps.
     Performs City research activities to identify, acquire, and integrate data; maintains and updates the City’s information catalogue.
     Develops documentation and quality control procedures, standards, and metadata; reviews new and existing data for accuracy, quality, and completeness.
     Acts as point of contact for the day-to-day operations of the asset management program; troubleshoots system problems; responds to and resolves inquiries and complaints and escalates problems or issues as needed.
     Represents the District to consultants and vendors.
     Attends and participates in professional group meetings; stays abreast of new trends and innovations in the field of Asset Management administration.
     Performs related duties as assigned.


    Qualifications


    Knowledge of:

     Technology, hardware and software, and current applications related to Asset Management systems.
     Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, codes, and requirements and related reports.
     Asset management principles, practices, and applications with specific emphasis on city assets.
     Organization and quality management practices as applied to the development, analysis, and evaluation of programs, policies, and operational needs of asset management programs.
     Principles and practices of asset management program budget development and administration, contract administration, and sound financial management policies and procedures.
     Practices of researching asset management issues, evaluating alternatives, making sound recommendations, and preparing and presenting effective staff reports.
     Computer software applications, such as Cityworks, Cartograph, Hansen, GIS, and other specialized software and databases.
     Researching and reporting methods, techniques, and procedures.
     Methods and techniques of effective technical report preparation and presentation.
     Record keeping principles and procedures.
     Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment and applications related to the work.
     English usage, grammar, spelling, vocabulary, and punctuation.
     Techniques for providing a high level of customer service by effectively dealing with the public, vendors, contractors, and City staff.


    Ability to:

     Administer complex, technical, and sensitive asset management programs in an independent and cooperative manner.
     Analyze complex, multi-dimensional asset management data.
     Conduct complex asset management research, evaluate alternatives, make sound recommendations, and prepare effective technical staff reports.
     Establish and maintain a variety of asset management filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
     Organize and prioritize a variety of asset management programs, projects, and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner.
     Conduct routine research projects, evaluate alternatives, and make sound recommendations.
     Interpret, apply and explain technical materials to non-technical users.
     Establish and maintain a variety of filing, record keeping, and tracking systems.
     Make sound decisions within established policy and procedural guidelines.
     Organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
     Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and specialized software applications programs.
     Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing.
     Use tact, initiative, prudence, and independent judgment within general policy, procedural, and legal guidelines.
     Establish, maintain, and foster positive and effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


    Education and Experience: Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: Equivalent to an Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, engineering, geographic information science, or related field and two (2) years of asset management experience ideally in the public sector.


    Licenses and Certifications: Possession of, or ability to obtain an appropriate, valid California driver license.


    Physical Demands: Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and use standard office equipment, including a computer; to operate a motor vehicle and to visit various City sites; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Standing in and walking between work areas is frequently required. Finger dexterity is needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard or calculator and to operate standard office equipment. Positions in this classification frequently bend, stoop, kneel, and reach to perform assigned duties, as well as push and pull drawers open and closed to retrieve and file information. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects up to 25 pounds with the use of proper equipment.


    Environmental Elements: Employees work in an office environment with moderate levels, controlled temperature conditions, and no direct exposure to hazardous physical substances.


    The Selection Procedure


    Applicants must complete an official City of Cupertino application and supplemental application and return it to Human Resources or apply online at www.calopps.org. Final Filing Date: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. Failure to complete the supplemental application will disqualify the applicant from the recruitment process. Applications will be screened according to the qualifications outlined in this job announcement. Applicants possessing the most desirable qualifications will be invited to continue in the selection process, which may include a written examination and/or panel interview. An eligible list will be established as a result of this process and will remain in effect for 3 months from the date established. The City of Cupertino is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of a person’s race, religion, color, sex (including gender and pregnancy), sexual orientation (including heterosexuality, homosexuality, and bisexuality), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniformed service member status, marital status, age, medical condition, genetic characteristics, and physical or mental disability. Candidates with a disability, which may require special assistance in any phase of the application or testing process, should advise City of Cupertino Human Resources upon submittal of application. Documentation of the need for accommodation must accompany the request.


    About the City


    The City of Cupertino (population 60,000) is located against the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains at the west end of the world famous Silicon Valley. Rich in diversity, Cupertino is committed to becoming a model multicultural community for the 21st century. With one of the most diverse, technologically savvy, and nonpartisan populations in Northern California, Cupertino is quickly becoming a city that people like to talk about. Corporate headquarters blend with tree-shrouded residential neighborhoods that climb into the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountain range. This is the backdrop for living and working in Cupertino, California. Cupertino is home to many well-known high-tech companies like Apple, and offers a dynamic and exciting business climate. Winner of numerous state and national awards for excellence, Cupertino public schools are widely acknowledged to be models of quality instruction. Cupertino is also home to De Anza College, recently named the best community college in California. Quality schools and proximity to high-tech jobs and beautiful open spaces make Cupertino a desirable location for a highly educated and culturally diverse population.


    Employee Benefits


    Excellent supplemental Benefit package includes:
    • CalPERS Retirement:
    o New employees to Cupertino hired after 12/29/12 with prior CalPERS (or reciprocal agency) service– 2.0% @ 60, City pays .75% of employee contribution and employee pays remaining 6.25%.
    o New employees with no prior CalPERS service or a break in CalPERS service of 6 months or more -– 2.0% @ 62 employee required by law to pay 50% of the Normal Cost which currently equates to 6.25%.
    • Choice of health insurance, portion of premium paid by the City.
    • Monthly contribution of $163.00 per month into a Health Reimbursement Arrangement account.
    • Fully paid life and long-term disability insurance.
    • Partially paid vision and dental insurance.
    • Fully paid Employee Assistance Program.
    • Educational reimbursement up to $1,200 for approved coursework.
    • 12 holidays plus 20 hours of floating holidays annually.
    • 8 hours of sick leave per month.
    • 10 to 22 days of vacation annually.
    • Cupertino Sports Center membership.
    • $400 credit which can be used to pay for recreation activities and programs.


    Employment Information


    City employment applications may be obtained from the City of Cupertino Human Resources, 10300 Torre Ave., Cupertino, CA, by calling (408) 777-3227, or by visiting our website at www.cupertino.org. To apply online, visit www.calopps.org. Completed City employment applications and supporting materials must be received by the City’s Human Resources no later than the final filing date. Postmarks or late applications will not be accepted. Applications received through fax transmission by the final filing date are acceptable only on the condition that the original application is received no later than by 5 p.m. one week following the closing date. Applications must be filled out completely. Failure to list work experience or stating “See Resume” in the employment history section of the application will be considered an incomplete application and subject to rejection. Resumes may be attached separately. Appointment to this position is contingent upon passing a pre-employment physical paid for by the City, a pre-employment fingerprinted criminal history records check and the ability to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States. The City of Cupertino is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


    The information contained within this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice and does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.





    A completed supplemental application must be submitted along with a completed City of Cupertino Employment Application to be considered for the Asset Management Technician position.


    Please provide a response to each question. Please limit your response to 3 pages total.


    Please describe your local government asset infrastructure experience (include length of time): creating and maintaining such infrastructure (i.e storm drain, street sign, trees, irrigation etc); what types of asset infrastructure have you worked with; what product(s) you used; and what Maintenance Management System (MMS) software(s) you have worked with in conjunction with GIS.

    Please explain your experience (include length of time) with GIS and mapping?

    What field experience (include length of time) do you have (i.e. irrigation, traffic signs, storm drain and trees)?

    If we were to visit your current organization, what would we hear about your work style and collaboration skills?

    Please explain why you are interested in working for the City of Cupertino. What specifically attracted you to this job opening?

    List any other skills and experience you believe uniquely qualifies you for this position?
    Salary: $72,413.56 - $88,018.88 annually
    Organization*: City of Cupertino
    Department: Information Services
    Address*: United States
    United States
    United States, United States United States
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: lauram@cupertino.org
    Contact Phone Number: 408-777-3295
    Contact Fax Number: 408-777-3109
    Website: http://www.cupertino.org

     

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:45 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Senior Informatics Engineer
    Job Description: Want to use your programming talents in a job that will address key environmental issues of climate change, habitat loss and environmental threats to our natural world? 

    We are looking for a curious, smart and enthusiastic person to join our Informatics team in developing and supporting web applications and extensive databases in support of our scientific programs in our Petaluma HQ. We are a small team supporting a growing science organization working on the most important problems of our time. 

    About Point Blue Conservation Science
    As a non-profit organization, founded in 1965 as Point Reyes Bird Observatory, Point Blue advances conservation of birds, other wildlife and ecosystems through science, partnerships and outreach. Our highest priority is to reduce the impacts of habitat loss, climate change, and other environmental threats while promoting nature-based solutions for wildlife and people, on land and at sea. Because of our collaborative climate-smart conservation actions today, healthy ecosystems will sustain thriving wildlife and human communities well into the future.

    Our priority focal areas includes the Sierra Nevada, California’s Central Valley, Pacific Coast, San Francisco Bay Estuary, California Current (including greater Gulf of the Farallones), Ross Sea (Antarctica), and the Internet. Point Blue will implement climate-smart conservation and disseminate this information globally. Visit http://www.pointblue.org to learn about what we do and to understand more about our dedicated local and international community of supporters. Go to www.pointblue.org/tools to learn more about the types of data management and analysis tools we build at Point Blue.

    Position Overview
    At Point Blue the core values of our work are innovation, scientific rigor, collaboration, excellence and integrity. 

    • Works as a member of the Informatics engineering team on a wide variety of projects
    • Designs, codes, debugs, documents and supports software and database development projects 
    • Provides online support for our existing customers and partners; works with internal and external partners on new and ongoing projects
    • Provides team leadership; shares knowledge in all areas of software development such as requirements development, needs assessments, functional design, user interaction design, graphic design, implementation, testing, documentation, release, revision control, and maintenance

    Qualifications & Requirements
    • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience 
    • Strong commitment to the mission of Point Blue Conservation Science
    • 5+ years of web software development experience 
    • Full­stack web application development experience using open source technologies (Apache, HTML, CSS, PHP, Python, MySQL, Postgres, JavaScript/AngularJS, XML, JSON) and development and use of REST APIs, required
    • Experience with SQL database experience (such as MySQL, PostgreSQL), including data modeling and database administration, required
    • Experience with web GIS and mapping development, such as OpenLayers, Google Map APIs, PostGIS and GDAL, a plus
    • Experience with agile software development methodologies (Scrum, Kanban) 
    • A passion for wildlife, ecology, and conservation
    • Self-directed with a strong sense of curiosity and a passion for excellence
    • Capable of managing multiple projects with competing priorities to the highest standards in a timely manner
    • Excellent organization skills; detail oriented with exceptional follow-up 
    • Proactive self-starter requiring minimal supervision
    • Ability to work collaboratively and remain flexible under pressure
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • May require occasional travel and involve some weekends and evenings

    To Apply:
    Please email your resume, cover letter, and salary history and expectations to: pointbluejobs@gmail.com. Please put "Senior Informatics Engineer" in the subject line.

    Point Blue is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability status of an otherwise qualified individual, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law and will make reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to complete the application and/or participate in the interview process.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Point Blue Conservation Science
    Department:
    Address*: 3820 Cypress Drive
    Suite 11
    Petaluma, CA 94954
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: pointbluejobs@gmail.com
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.pointblue.org

     

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 1:44 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Informatics Engineer
    Job Description: Want to use your programming talents in a job that will address key environmental issues of climate change, habitat loss and environmental threats to our natural world?

    We are looking for a curious, smart and enthusiastic person to join our Informatics team in developing and supporting web applications and extensive databases in support of our scientific programs in our Petaluma HQ. We are a small team supporting a growing science organization working on the most important problems of our time.

    About Point Blue Conservation Science
    As a non-profit organization, founded in 1965 as Point Reyes Bird Observatory, Point Blue advances conservation of birds, other wildlife and ecosystems through science, partnerships and outreach. Our highest priority is to reduce the impacts of habitat loss, climate change, and other environmental threats while promoting nature-based solutions for wildlife and people, on land and at sea. Because of our collaborative climate-smart conservation actions today, healthy ecosystems will sustain thriving wildlife and human communities well into the future.

    Our priority focal areas includes the Sierra Nevada, California’s Central Valley, Pacific Coast, San Francisco Bay Estuary, California Current (including greater Gulf of the Farallones), Ross Sea (Antarctica), and the Internet. Point Blue will implement climate-smart conservation and disseminate this information globally. Visit http://www.pointblue.org to learn about what we do and to understand more about our dedicated local and international community of supporters. Go to www.pointblue.org/tools to learn more about the types of data management and analysis tools we build at Point Blue.

    Position Overview
    At Point Blue the core values of our work are innovation, scientific rigor, collaboration, excellence and integrity. 

    ● Works as a member of our Informatics engineering team on a wide variety of projects
    ● Designs, codes, debugs, documents and supports software and database development projects 
    ● Provides online support for our existing customers and partners; works with internal and external partners on new and ongoing projects
    ● Gains exposure in all areas of software development such as requirements development, needs assessments, functional design, user-interaction design, graphic design, implementation, testing, documentation, release, revision control, and maintenance

    Qualifications & Requirements
    ● BS, BA or equivalent college degree
    ● Strong commitment to the mission of Point Blue Conservation Science
    ● 1+ years of web software development experience
    ● Proficient with full-stack web application development experience using open source technologies (Apache, HTML, CSS, PHP, Python, MySQL, Postgres, JavaScript/AngularJS, JSON) and development and use of REST APIs, a plus
    ● Experience with SQL database experience (such as MySQL, PostgreSQL), including data modeling
    ● Experience with programming with an object-relational mapping framework (such as Hibernate or Propel), a plus
    ● Experience with web GIS and mapping development, such as OpenLayers, Google Map APIs, PostGIS and GDAL, a plus
    ● A passion for wildlife, ecology, and conservation
    • Self-directed with a strong sense of curiosity and a passion for excellence
    • Capable of managing multiple projects with competing priorities to the highest standards in a timely manner
    • Excellent organization skills; detail oriented with exceptional follow-up 
    • Proactive self-starter requiring minimal supervision
    • Ability to work collaboratively and remain flexible under pressure
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • May require occasional travel and involve some weekends and evenings

    To Apply:
    Please email your resume, cover letter, and salary history and expectations to: pointbluejobs@gmail.com. Please put "Informatics Engineer" in the subject line.

    Point Blue is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants or employees because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability status of an otherwise qualified individual, membership or application for membership in a uniformed service, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law and will make reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to complete the application and/or participate in the interview process.
    Salary:
    Organization*: Point Blue Conservation Science
    Department:
    Address*: 3820 Cypress Drive
    Suite 11
    Petaluma, CA 94954
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: pointbluejobs@gmail.com
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: www.pointblue.org

     

  • Tuesday, July 19, 2016 11:08 AM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Senior GIS Specialist
    Job Description: Mariposa County Employment Opportunity:
    Did you ever want to live and work right next to Yosemite National Park? Mariposa County in California is seeking a full-time/benefited Senior GIS Specialist. Mariposa County, located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, is known for its amazing sceneries, outdoor attractions, rural lifestyle, and historic towns.

    Mariposa County is recruiting for a:

    Senior GIS Specialist: under general direction, to oversee the development, operation, maintenance and continuing improvement and use of the County’s Geographic Information System (GIS). This position also develops innovative GIS applications and databases; maintains existing and new data layers and databases; leads GIS projects, performs spatial analyses and processing tasks; utilizes GIS programming techniques, and collaborates with other internal and external GIS professionals to efficiently deliver GIS products, applications and services. This position currently supervises one entry level GIS staff. Mariposa County is an EOE.
    Salary: $5,100.76 - $6,199.84/month
    Organization*: Mariposa County
    Department: Planning
    Address*: United States
    United States
    United States, United States United States
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email: dwass@mariposacounty.org
    Contact Phone Number: 209-742-1379
    Contact Fax Number: 209-742-1378
    Website: http://www.mariposacounty.org/Jobs

     

  • Monday, July 11, 2016 3:34 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Drafting Technician, Intermediate (Office)
    Job Description: Your City. Your Career.

    Living in the Bay Area can enrich your life. Now it can do the same for your career. As one of Northern California’s most powerful economic forces, the City of Oakland offers an impressive array of career opportunities for visionary people who thrive on open communication and dedicated service. If you'd like to share your talents with our city, Oakland welcomes you.

    DRAFTING TECHNICIAN, INTERMEDIATE (Office)
    $4,556-$5,596/month
    Closes: Friday, July 29, 2016 at 11:59 pm

    Are you interested in drafting maps and construction drawings? Do you want to contribute to engineering projects in the City of Oakland? If so, we invite you to take advantage of an opportunity to use your skills to build a better future for our residents. The City of Oakland is currently accepting applications to fill one Intermediate Drafting Technician vacancy within the Public Works Department. Incumbents in this position perform a variety of engineering drafting and design work such as drafting maps, engineering plans, charts, diagrams, graphs, tables and sketches for engineering projects; prepare clear, complete and accurate maps, plans and charts, utilizing both manual and computer aided drafting; prepare digital construction drawings, tracings, scale and full-sized details as well as detailed drawings from rough sketches; lay out and letter charts, posters, signs and other visual aids for a variety of users; compile topographical maps from survey notes, point clouds and aerial photographs; create detailed charts illustrating statistical concepts; digitally reduce survey notes; and draft and plot cross sections, profiles and plans. Additionally, will input sewer maintenance data into database tables as required; use spreadsheets to tabulate statistics and perform a wide variety of routine and difficult calculations; compute, cut and fill material quantities; use CADD and spreadsheet software; research files for reference maps, drawings, prior contract drawings and digital data for information when necessary; make preliminary studies and investigations of construction projects; collect data in field; make field inspections of work in progress and make digital field sketches; operate a motor vehicle in the performance of assigned duties; respond to public and staff inquiries regarding city drafting procedures and basic construction standards; and perform related duties as assigned.

    Minimum requirements include equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade and two years of full-time drafting experience or experience comparable to two years as an Engineering Technician I performing drafting work. Two years of college course work in an architecture or engineering curricula may substitute for one year of experience
    Must have knowledge of principles of engineering, algebra and trigonometry; drafting and surveying techniques and practices; terminology, methods, practices and techniques of drafting including computer-aided design software or Geographical Information Systems software (GIS); graphic presentation of figures and other statistical methods; office equipment used for reproducing maps, charts and other graphics; engineering maps and records; and safe work practices. Requires the ability to use drafting software and equipment to perform engineering drafting work; perform basic engineering and mathematical calculations with speed and accuracy; interpret basic construction standards; operate a computer; learn computer-aided design software, spreadsheet software and/or GIS; and understand and follow oral and written instructions and sketches. Good verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills are also needed.

    ***Note: Applicants must submit a 3-year DMV printout which was requested within the last 3 months of the job announcement posting date (dated on or after April 11, 2016).

    Recently featured in Forbes Magazine's 2016 list of "America's Fastest Growing Cities", Oakland is an up-and-coming city that holds plenty of untapped potential. Located along the east shore of the San Francisco Bay and just north of Silicon Valley, Oakland is a thriving and vibrant community that offers a great place to begin and grow your career.

    To apply and view current openings visit our employment opportunities webpage at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm. You may also call (510) 238-3112 for information. EOE
    Salary: $4,556-$5,596/month
    Organization*: City of Oakland
    Department: Public Works Department
    Address*: 150
    Frank Ogawa Plaza 2nd Floor
    Oakland, CA 94612
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number: 510-238-3112
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oaklandca/default.cfm

     

  • Monday, July 11, 2016 1:25 PM | Mōno Simeone (Administrator)
    Job Title*: Geospatial Analyst Programmer
    Job Description: Join Sanborn’s award-winning team! Sanborn is looking for a Geospatial Analyst / Programmer with previous experience to provide expertise conducting database development and maintenance, GIS mapping and analysis and tree mortality response efforts. The following critical work activities need to be completed by a technical expert with database, GIS and vegetation mapping and technical support and training experience. The position is located in Vallejo, CA. Occasional travel will be necessary.

    TASKS INCLUDE:
    • Final Program and Project Report Preparation
    o Documenting work performed; including web-ready and hard copy publication
     Develop soft and hard copy publications for vegetation mapping, GIS mapping and analysis, resource impact analysis
     Develop CD/DVD’s with training materials, companion notebooks and videos with step-by-step instructions
     Document database development ideas and record maintenance for insect and disease database project
     Develop compatible forms for resource/agent monitoring from field surveys
     Develop trip reports from technical assistance trips from Pacific islands
     Aid forest health protection staff with technical issues

    • Develop and Maintain California Insect and Disease Database (CAIDA)
    o Maintain/enhance database; responsibilities include:
     Provide quality control checks of data being added to the database
     Coordinate with staff and service area personnel on data quality
     Develop new ideas to improve databases as needed
     Coordinate with national staff in working towards potential national adoption of programs, as appropriate.

    • Conduct GIS Mapping and Analysis to Support Forest Health Protection
    o Conduct accuracy assessments of mapped data
    o Create templates and maps for use by forest health protection personnel
    o Create maps and posters

    • Vegetation Mapping of Pacific Islands
    o Lead member of a team to develop vegetation maps. Responsibilities include:
     Manage data
     Develop classification scheme and methods
     Conduct analysis/mapping
     Conduct accuracy assessment
     Develop graphical design for reports
     Produce maps and other products to share with island partners
     Produce final report and maps

    • Report Compilation, Design, Editing and Graphical Representation
    o Work cooperatively with FS and partners to compile data and information for reports
    o Develop graphical design for reports
    o Manage data and information for forest pest reporting

    • Provide Technical Training and Technical Assistance
    o Develop GIS, simple remote sensing and database analysis training for partners
     Utilize forest action plans to help develop a strategy for GIS training throughout pacific islands
     Aid personnel in using GIS and databases
     Support GPS/GIS training targeting Pacific islands to use the Stewardship Mapping and Reporting Tool (SMART), training videos, scenario building for GPS instruction, and program-specific training for mapping and data management
    • Attend Meetings
    o Serve as GIS team member
     Participate in weekly meetings
     Participate in field trips as needed
     Participate in trainings as needed
     Conduct meetings with partners as needed

    TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
    Proven experience successfully completing tasks requiring the following skills:
    • Advanced relational database management skills
    • Proven expertise conducting database development and maintenance
    • Ability to perform GIS mapping and analysis to support forest health insect and diseases, vegetation mapping of pacific islands with pacific island partners and technical support and training for pacific island partners and forest health protection staff
    • In-depth understanding and extensive experience with vegetation, landuse/landcover, and forest insect & disease mapping and monitoring; mapping in tropical ecosystems
    • Abilities to design solutions and create customized tools for solving complex spatial and environmental problems
    • Integrated knowledge of GIS, Remote Sensing, Digital Image Processing, Cartography, Database Management, and Program Customization and Development
    • Strong communication skills for project reporting, collaborating with outside project partners
    • Experience developing training materials and delivering technical workshops

    • Database Specific
    o Design, develop and manage advanced database systems using MS Access, SQL, and related software and tools

    • GIS Specific
    o ESRI ArcGIS platform for geographic data processing, management, and analysis
    o Spatial modeling and geoprocessing analysis
    o Development of tools using scripting languages, Visual Basic and ArcObjects

    • Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing Specific
    o ERDAS platform for remote sensing data processing and analysis
    o eCognition Developer software for object-oriented image classification and analysis

    • Cartography Specific
    o Create maps and posters using various tools including ESRI ArcMap, ERDAS suite, and Adobe Creative Suite

    • Other Skills and Experience
    o Strong skills with MS Office suite including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
    o Field data collection using equipment as digital cameras and various GPS devices

    DESIRED REQUIREMENTS
    Applicants will be given priority for those who have:
    • Previous experience with Forest related programs such as forest health protection, biomass/utilization, urban and community forestry; and vegetation mapping

    REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Forestry, Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Soils, Geology, Hydrology, Geography or related degree.
    • Master’s degree is highly desired
    • Minimum of 5 years of intensive and progressive experience requiring extensive use of GIS and related tools

    CONTRACTOR PERSONNEL SECURITY AND SUITABILITY REQUIREMENTS
    The following forms and inquiries, or their equivalent, will be used to initiate the credentialing process:
    • OPM Standard Form 85 or 85P
    • OF306
    • National Criminal History Check (NCHC)
    • Release to Obtain Credit Information
    • PIV card application

    If selected to fill the position, a candidate would be required to pass a drug screen and satisfy the requirements of a National Criminal History Check (NCHC) to verify the identity of the individual applying for clearance and to determine the individual’s suitability for the position.

    The position may require occasional travel.
    Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or possess a current work visa.

    Sanborn offers a comprehensive health and wellness program which includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, holiday, PTO, EAP, disability and life insurance benefits.

    TO APPLY: Visit our website: www.Sanborn.com to apply for this position. Sanborn is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
    Salary:
    Organization*: The Sanborn Map Company, Inc.
    Department:
    Address*: 1323
    Club Drive
    Vallejo, CA 94592
    United States
    Contact Name:
    Contact Email:
    Contact Phone Number:
    Contact Fax Number:
    Website: http://www.sanborn.com

     

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